There is international concern about reports of a recent detection of COVID-19 on Brazilian chicken wings in China. 

In a WATT Poultry Chat interview, USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) said there is no scientific proof that the virus can be spread via food or meat products. The recent reported detection should not cause alarm for consumers nor should it be a reason to interrupt international trade. 


Its possible, he said, the detection could be due to a sampling error or detection of a trace of a virus that's no longer active on the food's packaging. 

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